tv Action News at 430 AM ABC January 25, 2016 4:30am-5:01am EST
good morning, 4:30 on this monday, we begin with team cleanup from the blizzard of 2016. we have katherine scott and annie mccormick standing by, but we have david murphy and weather and karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: all right, guys we have satellite and we have sunshine across the region and clouds sweep through, but the day will be dry. 22 degrees in philadelphia. 12 in allentown. 20 in reading, 16 in wilmington, 17 in trenton. the good news winds are light this morning, even though it's cold you don't have any really alarming windchill numbers. if you head out the door between
6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. you're looking at temperatures in the high teens. it will be cold, mainly clear and, of course, there are several issues with the temperatures plunging below freezing. melting occurred yesterday but now we have sidewalks that iced up. icy side streets and parking lots can be a problem especially where they have not gotten salt. i want to throw this out there, the snowplowed up on the right is taking up part of the lane and you can have side street plowers that push on the major roads. you have to use caution in case the plowing didn't clear out the entire lane for you. 19 by 8:00 a.m. 26 by 10:00 a.m., 31 by noon. the high 34 at 3:00 p.m. more melting this afternoon and more refreezing tonight. karen rogers we're looking at milder numbers in the seven day. that story is coming up. >> reporter: we get milder and
the refreeze, it will be a great week. chadds ford 202 at baltimore pike, traffic is moving okay. you can see at the intersection it is wet. we see the snow, but not just in the median but creeping over into the lanes. be careful as you head out. that's the case on the secondary roads. 422 oaks, heading toward king of prussia moving nicely. we can see the secondary roads showing a little bit more problematic. take it easy. the boulevard, this is the boulevard approaching broad street. traffic coming right at you, northbound traffic heading toward 9th street. the crews did a great job. the roads look good. be careful on the secondary roads and the ramps. don't forget to share your pictures on twitter. i know your local towns and secondary roads are not looking
this good. i-95 they cleared out early all lanes open and looking great. new jersey turnpike jackknifed tractor-trailer on the new jersey turnpike northbound. let's go to katherine scott talking mass transit live at the septa station in paoli chester county. >> reporter: you want to leave extra time because the normal route may not be running normally. we're in paoli right now. the first train normally comes through around 4:30. we have not seen it yet. septa is saying please leave extra time this morning. we know service is suspended between malvern and thorndale due to switch problems. there could hiccups as they get up and running this morning. there's snow everywhere. it's an enormous effort for crews who have been at work all weekend long. we have new equipment septa is using to combat snowy and icy
conditions. they have heavy duty snow removes and rail amounted blowers to clear the tracks. market frank for line and broad street lines will be running this morning. the norristown high speed line should resume service from 69th to bryn mawr. it's limited because they are working to clear snow from the third rail in spots. it was up to 3 feet in some areas. as for the regional rail, septa will continue to work with amtrak service on the trenton, cynwood and chestnut line is suspended. but service on the rest of the lines are expected to resume today. we did get an update from septa, 350% of the bus routes are operating. supervisors have been out on the routes, but between road conditions and parked cars there's work to be done. road conditions and parked cars and other vehicles that are in the way are the problems that are out there for the athlete.
we are working cooperatively and actively with the city and the counties to overcome the issues, the numbers will climb. >> reporter: parking spaces are limited about 35% of them are unavailable because of the huge piles of snow in the lots of that's something to be aware as you head out the door this morning. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." back to you, matt and tam. thank four that. it's a slow go on the side streets. a lot of them are still snowy. annie mccormick is live in mount airy good morning. >> reporter: good morning, i'm in the mount air where section of the city. these are the piles of snow that are left. even if you plowed this is what you will have piled up against the car if you're working to get out this morning. taking a look here down the road you can see a number of people
getting outside this morning looking to see what they have to get into. the suv just went up and down the road that was able to get out. you can see there's the piles of snow that even when the plows came through they left over to the side. i'm going to throw over to give you an idea what we're looking out around the city. residents in mount airy who did not dig out sunday will have a rough monday morning. early monday morning you could spot snow-covered cars. residents had to deal with not only snow cleanup, but ice removal and black ice. the city of philadelphia kept a 24/7 operation going. here you can see plows working on market street well into the night. with more than 20 inches in most part of our area from the city to the suburbs, the snow proved dangerous. in malvern piles of snow line neighborhoods and main roads and
covered medians and firefighters in norristown had to make sure sidewalks were clear so fire hydrants were visible. we have to go around andy clean out the fire hydrants to be accessible if we have an emergency. >> reporter: and back out here live in mount airy. secondary roads like the one we're on right now, they are clear right now, there are no problems, if you're on a road in the city of philadelphia that has not been plowed starting at 6:00 a.m., call 311. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." thank you for that, annie. residents at the jersey shore continue to count up their losses. high tide in ocean city brought more street flooding. the action cam spotted four and five foot cliffs carved out of is an -- sand dunes at 5th
feet. i have a lot of nice furniture passed down in the family i've had many, many years. this is a drone that captured beach erosion in holgate. the lbi community was devastated by super-storm sandy and waiting for the army corps of engineers to reinforce its do you know. 5:38. governor jack markell lifted the state of emergency for new castle, kent and as he sussex c. he assessed the areas affected by coastal flooding by helicopter yesterday. state offices will open at 10:00 a.m. this morning, two hour delay it will keep deldot and other crews out there to get the roads cleared before people try to get to work. major airlines canceled hundreds of flights along the east coast today. sky6 live hd taking a live look at philadelphia international airport. be sure to call ahead if you're
flying out today. the action cam stopped by airline counters yesterday as flights gradually resumed. crews had to clear 22 inches of snow from the runways. phl went ahead and shared photos of their efforts on twitter. people wondering this is a lot of snow how long will it take it to melt. we have temperatures in the near future told that, david has more on that. >> reporter: temperatures are below freezing and we have scenery freezing overnight that's the big issue this morning. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you we are dry. as we take a look outside we have sky6 live hd at the airport. things are dry. planes are at the gate. a little different from saturday when the place was snowy and shut down. 12 in allentown. 20 in reading, 22 in philadelphia. teens mixed in in wilmington, trenton, millville in the single digits temperature-wise. the good news there's not much
wind. the winds are running 3 to 6 miles per hour this morning there's not much of a windchill to worry about. we'll see clouds try to make a run at us, i could see early sunshine and kind of a sun and clouds mix through most of the day. up in the lehigh valley 350 is the high. not very wind, we'll melt snow today and see refreezing on sidewalks that have not been treated and side streets, et cetera. sun an clouds at the shore, 38 degrees the high there. milder down along the water. sun and clouds today, cold, 33 degrees, there's the winds very light out of the southwest. as we roll through the day 19 by 8:00. 10:00 a.m., 36. 31 by noon. several hours above freezing this afternoon, 34 degrees. keep in mind even in here when it's below freezing temperature-wise, you'll see the sundew some melting. overnight tonight partly cloudy
skies dipping to 28 in philadelphia. the suburbs a little bit cooler. we'll see refreezing. could have fog around by morning and milder air comes in tomorrow. we'll be in the 40s, the trade off here there will be a little instability in the afternoon. during the afternoon and evening there's a chance of a shower or two popping through, but it's rain not is not and it doesn't look bad. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast looking at a high of 34. light winds and still cold. we can get activity going across the region be careful of the black ice this morning. tomorrow, milder, 43. it's wednesday morning where the fog will be an issue. cloudy skies and 40. milder in through here. 35 for the high on thursday, friday we're watching a coast, one of out of three long range models right now have a coastal low, two of them have it, but it's off the coast. one of it has it where it could clip coastal counties with a
couple of inches of snow. there's a new model run coming out, i'll let you know what that looks like in a half-hour. the coming weekend, 42 degrees, clouds and sunday, sunday, mostly cloudy, rain not snow, 47. i believe next monday will be mild mid to upper 40s. the winter storm is to blame for the death of a north jersey woman and her child. the blizzard caused a roof to collapse in bucks county. >> reporter: we're looking at septa, we'll have an update with everything going on with septa. we'll check the roads when we come come right back. we have new video of an allentown neighborhood that could be described as a snow jail. coming up on 4:45 a.m.
just changed. live look at the ben franklin bridge. a lot of kids have the day off from school today. others have to go work just like we did this morning this. let's see what it's like to get out and about and go over to karen rogers. we have chains in mass trans, we had an update with septa. septa regional rails will resume all lanes with major delays. paoli thorndale line no service between malvern and thorndale because of switching problems. septa buses 60 different routes operating we have a lot of issues with the buses. patco running on a special schedule. new jersey transit returning to normal schedule. expect detours and delays, parking is a huge issue. they need trucking the snow out.
if you're going to the parking lot at the station you'll have issues with that. in delaware county, this is the blue route at mcdade boulevard, the main roads are mostly dry, they did a great job on the main roads. watch out for slick patches on the ramp and overpasses. looking live on the ben franklin bridge no problems, 25-mile speed restrictions there. northeast philadelphia, woodhaven road at thornton road. things are passable not too many issues. on the ramps you want to watch for slick spots. you would be surprised what a great job this did going around. 22 degrees in philadelphia. 7 in millville. 12 in allentown. anything that looks wet is icy, tam. the heavy snow caused a roof to collapse in quakertown. chopper 6 was over north
hellertown avenue yesterday. no injuries were reported. officials from bucks county have not shared details 0 on the extent of the damage. a mother and son died from carbon monoxide poison in pasaic new jersey, a man put his family in the car to keep warm while he dug out saturday night. a tail pipe was covered with snow and carbon monoxide didn't go out and filled the car. the mother and one-year-old son and three-year-old daughter were overcome with fumes, neighborhood tried to revive the children until police arrived. [ no audio in audible. doctors pronounced the mother and 1-year-old son dead at the hospital. the girl is in critical condition. police say make sure your exhaust pipe is clear before you
start the car. delaware and lehigh valleys try to cleanup after the blizzard. david sees melting in our future, right? >> reporter: we do, and we have black ice out there. temperatures are above freezing, the kids are off today and may want to go sledding, avoid any hills that are near cars and avoid freezing get inside when your toes start turningle, we'll have the day planner forecast next. winners are showing up all over pennsylvania. and with more than 500,000 winners of match 6,
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my name is david, and i am your dividend. allentown city morocco you know you're not -- city block, you know you're not going anywhere. it doesn't look like the plows ever reached 7th and cumberland streets. the snow on the untreated roads go up to the windows of the parked car. allentown, 3 1.9 inches of snow in allentown. >> reporter: even in spots where you didn't get 20 or 30 inches, sometimes the snow drifts pile you up. king of prussia, 202 at the schuylkill expressway we're seeing slush on the overpasses, be careful. on the vine street expressway, 8th street no problems right now. traffic is moving okay. you can see it's mostly wet and
hardly any snow on the vine. switching over to new jersey, northbound traffic at creek road not seeing any slipping or sliding, go slowly, dave, the overpasses and the ramps you know the drill. a little bit of ice forming overnight. as we look at the forecast through the day 19 degrees by 7:00 a.m. if you're getting on the roads early any of that stuff that refroze is frozen. 29 degrees by 9:00 a.m. we'll get up to a 34 degrees before dipping down to 31 at 5:00 a.m. sun and clouds. at the airport no major delays not seeing any precipitation from atlanta to chicago hopefully you can fly with no problems. you can get the seven-day forecast at 6abc.com/weather. two protesters were escorted out of a campaign event in iowa. it happened when trump started
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a live look here out across center city, the view from sky6 live hd. check the bottom of the screen, philadelphia public and archdiocesan schools are closed today. if you're school district is not flashing by, find at 6abc.com to get the latest. more than 160 penndot trucks were out treating the refreeze. black ice is a problem if you have poor drainage areas. black ice can act as a dam and prevent it from going down the drain and refreeze is a problem, and the salt gets diluted that's
why you have to rehe treat the road surfaces. the penndot crews is finding space for all the snow along the highways with active construction zones. mayor of new york city is asking people to leave their cars where they are for the rest of the week. all transit services will be running in time for the morning rush. that includes 80% of the long island railroad it's yard stained significant damage during the the storm. we have team coverage of the aftermath of the blizzard of 2016. karen rogers has the roads and david murphy has a look at the forecast. near 50-degree temperatures are in our future.
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is 5:00 a.m., monday, january 25. we continue our coverage of the blizzard of 2016. people in the delaware and lehigh valleys continue to try to dig out and cleanup after a massive storm dumped several feet of snow in the area. september the -- septa is working to get trolley subways and rail lines updated. philadelphia public and archdiocesan schools are closed and are running at the bottom of the screen. we begin with weather and traffic